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As of right now my hub with the very least amount of traffic of all my hubs, has the highest hubscore.
Must be the hub fairies....lol, I've pretty much given up on trying to figure stuff like this out. However, it somehow seems to correlate to the number of searches done for the individual words in the tittle. In the past I ran some expeiments on my hubs. Trying one simple non descriptive title vs a more elaborate one. The more elaborate titles always did much better with their starting hub scores..........
Hey Psyche, I've had similar experiences with hubs that get very little traffic but the hubscore is much higher than other hubs.
I've tried to nail down many of the factors. Traffic, time on page, content on page, keywords and tags, unique clicks, how relevant links are to content, just to name a few things. I'm sure there's a lot more too it, but I'm positive HubPages admin changed something about Hubscore and Hubberscore(authorscore).
Certain things seem to carry more weight than other things do. Some how a hub that gets 1 or 2 visits every other day or less, could maintain a hubscore rating.
Here's my theory. Maybe the ones that get high scores are simply the types of hub that HP wants to push to the fore in public? Certain types of hub maybe run the danger of pandering to the negative stereotype of "content farm" so get low scores and others project what HP sees as a positive image so get higher scores.
Whatever the reason, it probably suits the higher earners that there is little correlation between traffic and hubscore, as they probably don't want their best performing hubs to be easily identified by others!
lol, HP propaganda. I find that funny, though very possible. Ironically its the theory that makes the most sense to me. Maybe when HP is more popular they won't feel the need to "censor" content. Well that is if the theory is correct.
Well, unlike search engine traffic, or Adsense payments, HP do have complete control over the formula for calculating Hubscore, so it would make sense for them to promote the stuff they want - so the only questions are: what hubs do HP want to promote on their site? and how successfully can they do it, using a formula? :-) (clearly they want to downgrade spammy topics and maybe sales hubs too, as far as Hubscores go?)
I used to fuss over hubscores too. They never seem to make sense! One of the things that really amazed me is when I saw 2 hubs written on the same topic by 2 different hubbers. One had a high score and the other had a low score. The one with the higher score was published much more recently than the one with a low score and both were of equal quality. Really, I think it's best not to needlessly worry over it. As long as you're getting traffic and $$$ all should be well, right?
by Kate Swanson4 years ago
I'd like to suggest we get rid of Hubber Score - and perhaps even Hub Scores. They:- are constantly misunderstood;- cause a lot of upset and grief in the forums; and- encourage newbie Hubbers to direct their...
by Marina2 years ago
A month ago I announced some updates to HubScore: raw traffic is deemphasized, reader satisfaction is emphasized, and overall, the scores are a more accurate reflection of the quality of Hubs than they used to be....
by Jackie Lynnley3 years ago
I cannot understand how my most read hub never makes it to the top and just stays around 75 and never to 100 as many of my less popular ones do? How can this be?
by Palis Pisuttisarun3 years ago
Hello guys!I just started HubPages less than a month ago so I'm fairly new and might not understand the way HubScore works like you do.I have published 5 hubs and I published my 5th hub yesterday. My fifth hub is called...
by Jyoti Kothari8 years ago
My hubber score is not rising despite all activities prescribed by the hubpages.Average of my hubscore is increased a lot. Traffic has gone doubled. Backlinks to my profile page and hubs are also increasing. My forum...
by Janet218 years ago
My title should have read another hub author score question . I have noticed this hubber that puts up a lot of hubs, however, they are all very short, most less than 100-200 words. The type of hub that can be put...
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